Stuart Maclean

New driving force

By PHILIP CHANDLER A new president’s been handed the steering wheel of the Queenstown Car Club. Anthony Te Tau, 34, has taken over from motorsport legend Stuart Maclean, who co-founded the club in 1972. A mechanic with Macaulay Motors, Te Tau was...
By PHILIP CHANDLER The Wakatipu lost three treasured community stalwarts over one weekend this month with the deaths of Russell McGrouther, Wendy Perkins and Elbert de Koning. Originally a local motelier, Dunedin-raised McGrouther was the resort’s funeral director for 29 years...
Despite almost 50 years working in the resort, newly-retired Stuart Maclean is best-known for his community roles, whether co-founding Destination Queenstown or pursuing his lifetime passion for motorsport. He talks to Philip Chandler about what's driven him If anyone deserves a break, it's newly-retired Queenstowner...
Queenstown's been built by entrepreneurs. One of the most colourful was Jock Freemantle, who died recently. Despite only living here for 17 years, till 1986, he made a big impression in the tourism industry and the wider community. Philip...
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